Well that was a lot easier than last year.
Archive for January, 2013
The latest from around the rumor mill.
The hotel is part of the broader renovation plan, but the Ricketts family would be building it, themselves.
Epstein says he wasn’t talking about ownership, and, instead, was talking about some marketing consultants.
If true, the project will be underway very soon. We’ll find out more on Saturday at the Cubs Convention.
The Cubs could still hold Baker back a little bit if needed, or piggyback him with another starter.
Before you go ripping them, consider that it’s probably what they should expect.
Why Edwin Jackson, and why now? Also: Anthony Rizzo on playing for Italy, Sammy Sosa’s exclusion from the Cubs’ world, and Te’o craziness.
The Mariners want every DH possible.
It turns out that Scott Hairston really did ask for just $4 million per year from the Mets, who countered at $2 million and just one year.
Dale Sveum apparently gave Schierholtz the impression that he was the strong favorite to start in right back when they signed him.
A new book quotes Epstein as saying his bosses in Boston told him the team needed “some sizzle” and some “sexy guys.”
Is Hairston a good fit? What should the Cubs do about Garza? And why might the Cubs invite Sammy Sosa to come back to the organization?
The Cubs’ GM strongly suggests free agents like Michael Bourn aren’t in the cards for the Cubs this year, among other thoughts.
Huge number of Bullets today – an international scouting showcase, lots of grading, prospect profiles, arbitration filings, and Convention notes.